Manufacturing is part of the very fabric of our country, helping to grow the economy by generating productivity, stimulating research and development, and investing in the future. Manufacturing has a positive effect on “personal” economics as well. Manufacturing employees make 20% more than the average wage. Some of the greatest minds throughout history have made their mark in the world of manufacturing through their inventions and solutions to finding “a better way.”
Enhancements in the plumbing world have had and continue to have a significant impact on the efficient use of water and the improvement of our health and safety. Though you may take it for granted, plumbing touches your life every day.
This study, prepared by Joel Popkin and Kathryn Kobe for the National Association of Manufacturers and the Council of Manufacturing Associations, presents the reasons to revitalize the manufacturing base in the United States and formulates recommendations for achieving that goal.
National Association of Manufacturers